Albany State splits double header with Fort Valley

Courtesy Albany State University Athletics: After leading 44-43 at the end of the 3rdquarter, the Golden Rams exploded in the 4thquarter to escape Fort Valley with a 65-55 win over the Wildcats.  The Golden Rams have now won 5 out of their last 6 games. The Golden Rams only shot 33.3% from the field and 28% from the 3-point line in the game.  But, the Golden Rams pressure defense forced the Wildcats into committing 24 turnovers. The Golden Rams recipe to success continued today as their scored 30 points in the paint…

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TSU Women’s Hoops drops close one to Austin Peay

From Tennessee State Athletics: The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team fell in a heartbreaker, 72-69, to Austin Peay on Saturday afternoon at the Gentry Center.  Dominique Claytor led the Lady Tigers with 18 points in 35 minutes. Three other Lady Tigers finished in double figures — Gia Adams (13), Sierra McCullough and Tatyana Davis each had 10 points.  TSU forced 31 turnovers, its second most of the season. The Lady Tigers forced 33 turnovers on opening night vs. Fisk.  Austin Peay held a small lead at the half, 37-33, but the Lady Tigers bounced back in…

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“FAMU” Nike LeBron 18 Low PE

Florida A&M Athletics unveiled this Lebron XVIII low, which is the latest edition in its fleet of Player Exclusive footwear. It sports a double-lasted orange synthetic upper overlaid with green and black up front and solely green wrapping the heel. Rattler logo adorn the left tongue, while a Lebron signature occupies the same space on the opposite tongue. White swooshes are found on the sides, with an embossed version is found on the heel. On the inner Lebron’s name is seen in an Lakers-inspired look, with a “LJ” logo on…

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Another ”FAMU” Nike Lebron XIX sighted

Back in December we reported on FAMU Athletics unveiling their Lebron XIX PEs for their basketball program but it appears that was not the only XIX the Rattlers had in their seemingly ever-growing footwear bag. An image emerged of a second colorway of the Lebron XIX in FAMU colours. Where as the first color was primarily white-based, the second one featured a green upper with orange serving as the secondary complimentary hue. From this angle is difficult to see any FAMU-specific markings/graphics. Look for these on the feet of Rattler…

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Two games in three days coming up for TSU Men’s Hoops

It will be a busy few days for the Tennessee State University men’s basketball team. TSU ( 7-11, 2-4 OVC) will play host to the Governors of Austin Peay Saturday afternoon at 3pm and then hitting road Monday to Morehead, KY to take on Morehead State; tip-off for that contest is scheduled for 7:00 pm CST. The Matchup: Tennessee State Tigers (7-11, 2-4 OVC) vs. Austin Peay Governors (5-9, 1-3 OVC)Date/Time: Saturday, January 22 || approx. 3:00 p.m. (CST)Location: Gentry Center || Nashville, Tenn. The Matchup: Tennessee State Tigers (7-11, 2-4 OVC) vs. Morehead State…

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Golden Rams beat up on Carver College, 91-55

Courtesy of Albany State University Athletics The Golden Rams got back into the win column after defeating Carver College 91-55 at the ASU West Arena on a cold, rainy night in Albany, Georgia. The Golden Rams were able to establish an early 44-31 advantage at the half.  The Golden Rams shot 56% from the field while making 6 out of 11 3-point field goal attempts in the half. The Golden Rams continued to shoot the ball extremely well in the 2nd half as they outscored Carver (47-22).  With the win, the Golden Rams…

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MEAC Men’s Basketball Weekly Honorees

Courtesy the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference : Redshirt junior forward Tyree Corbett of Coppin State has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, presented by Cola-Cola, it was announced on Tuesday. Corbett (F, 6-7, 200, r-Jr., Philadelphia, Pa.) scored a season high-tying 23 points in the Eagles’ 74-65 win over South Carolina State on Saturday in the conference opener for both teams. Defensively, Corbett grabbed a season-best 22 rebounds in 33 minutes of play to record his seventh double-double of the…

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SIAC Basketball Week 6 Players Honourees

From the SIAC ATLANTA, Ga. (January 11, 2022) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week. For women, Le’Andrea Gillis (Savannah State) was named Player of the Week, while Corriana Evans (Clark Atlanta) earned Newcomer of the Week. For men, Chris Martin (Clark Atlanta) was named Player of the Week, while Jaden Gray (Spring Hill) earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Le’Andrea Gillis, Savannah State Guard  |  Junior  |  Adrien, Ga. Le’Andrea Gillis led the Lady Tigers to their 10th consecutive victory of the season on Saturday’s 75-54 win over Lane-with a…

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TSU’s Saniah Parker named OVC Frosh of the Week

Tuesday morning Tennessee State University lady basketballer Saniah Parker was announced as Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the week. In helping the Lady Tigers go 2-0 last week, Parker scored 14 against UT Martin and followed that up with a season, and career-high 18 points against Southeast Missouri. Parker was scorching from the floor in those games, hitting 12-16 from the floor including knocking down 75% of her three point attempts and 83% of her free throws. On the season Parker is averaging 8.7 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.5 steals and…

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Willis Reed to be honoured during Grambling’s Legends Night

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University Department of Athletics will honor former GSU alum and NBA legend Willis Reed during pregame and halftime festivities during Legend’s Night as the Tigers face off against rival Southern at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.  Reed, a two-time NBA champion with the New York Knicks, will receive numerous honors, including the retirement of his jersey and the naming of the court. The Bernice, La. native played at Grambling State from 1960-1964 and was selected second round…

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